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Adenium care in the Gulf

There have been numerous posts about Adenium or Desert Rose in the Gardening Club-Qatar Facebook group. Many members have shared their valuable experience about its care in the Gulf conditions, about ways to make it bloom more, methods to save seeds or cuttings and grow more plants from them or where to find the AdeniumContinue reading “Adenium care in the Gulf”

Bougainvillea care in the Gulf

Is there a better way to start your day in the desert, than opening your window to a bougainvillea? Photo credit: https://www.freepik.com/free-photo/close-up-beautiful-red-bougainvillea-flowers_3919040.htm When someone lives in a hot and dry climate, the options for easygoing plants with beautiful flowers are not many. Thank God there is Bougainvillea, a plant that the less care it receives,Continue reading “Bougainvillea care in the Gulf”

A gardener’s guide in the Gulf: growing basil

Who loves basil? Basil is on top of many plants lists; the list of the easiest herbs to grow, the insect repellent plants list, the bees attracting plants list and, of course, it has so many uses in our kitchen! So what is there not to love about it? Still, many people might get disappointedContinue reading “A gardener’s guide in the Gulf: growing basil”

5 tips for caring for your Aloe Vera plant

Aloe vera plants are native to the tropical climates of Africa and are widely acknowledged for their skincare benefits – in particular for their ability to care for sunburns due to the soothing properties of the thick aloe vera gel found in their fleshly plump leaves. The plant itself usually varies in size, but theContinue reading “5 tips for caring for your Aloe Vera plant”

Snake plant care tips

Snake plant (Sansevieria sp. or Mother’s tongue) can tolerate the sandstorms when placed outdoor or the low light of a dark room indoor. This makes it more and more popular in the hot, desert climates. Snake plant (Sansevieria sp. or Mother’s tongue) is getting more and more popular in the hot climates for a goodContinue reading “Snake plant care tips”

Watering in hot climates

Finding proper watering advice online can be really confusing, especially when someone lives in the desert, and has to deal with extremely hot weather conditions.  To start with, think of plants as living things, like humans. Like humans, plants need more water in the summer, and even more if they stay outdoors and are exposedContinue reading “Watering in hot climates”

Fabric Grow Bags

Fabric Pots or Grow Bags are – as the name suggests – pots made of fabric.  In the Middle East, where overwatering is reason number one for indoor plants dying, fabric pots can offer a great way to avoid having your plants sitting in water.  When the time comes to repot your plants, place themContinue reading “Fabric Grow Bags”

Gardening supplies and suppliers in Qatar

As many people are asking where to find various gardening supplies in Qatar, we have compiled a list of the places that supply plants, pots and tools, and included their contact details and location links. Click on this link to view the full list: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-pAyJtetKwqDItn76-Sz6bKw-AR2uF2s/edit#gid=1080193554 Please comment below if you are a supplier and youContinue reading “Gardening supplies and suppliers in Qatar”